CBS is sticking with the tried and true this season, introducing a new crop of cops, lawyers, and comedic complications. But it's the details that matter: Think
and WIlliam Shatner, or the
pedigree of Chuck Lorre. Add in one very distinctive setting and soundtrack and you've got yourself a season.
Mike & Molly - Monday 9:30pm
The Eye brings on a third Chuck Lorre comedy to the schedule to join his current hits Two and a Half Men and The Big bang Theory. This one follows the romantic lives of MIke and Molly, a Chicago cop and teacher who meet in Overeaters Anonymous.
Come on, you
that iconic theme song is already stuck in your head. Former vampire Alex O'Loughlin is Steve McGarrett,
is Chin Ho Kelly, and
is Kono. Together, they fight crime. In Hawaii.
The Defenders - Wednesday 10pm
Hotshot lawyers defend the innocent -- and probably a fair share of the guilty -- in Las Vegas in this comedic legal drama starring Jerry O'Connell and
$#*! My Dad Says - Thursday 8:30pm
In a match made in geek heaven,
plays the patriarch of the family that
made famous. Expect plenty of outrageous lines delivered with Shatnerian gravitas.
"From the creators of the Sopranos comes a new kind of crime family." Specifically, a family of
cops and the occasional prosecutor. Tom Selleck plays the patriarch and
top cop, with Donnie Wahlberg as a tough detective, Bridget Moynahan as an assistant D.A. and Will Estes as a rookie cop.
CBS this Fall
8pm How I Met Your Mother
8:30pm Rules of Engagement
9pm Two and a Half Men
9:30pm Mike & Molly
10pm Hawaii Five-0
10pm The Good Wife
9pm Criminal Minds
10pm The Defenders
8pm The Big Bang Theory
8:30pm $#*! My Dad Says
9pm CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
10pm The Mentalist
9pm CSI: NY
10pm Blue Bloods
8pm Crimetime Saturday
9pm Crimetime Saturday
10pm 48 Hours Mystery
7pm: 60 Minutes
8pm: The Amazing Race
9pm: Undercover Boss